nonfluency


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nonfluency

(ˌnɒnˈfluːənsɪ)
n
a lack of fluency
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The speech nonfluency and disturbances of nonnative English speakers may cause negative assessments, whereas the speech of native English voice actors may generate positive assessments.
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Samuel (1969) "The effects of disorganization and nonfluency on attitude change and source credibility", Speech Monographs, vol.
Both communities face high rates of nonfluency, though PBPN has more intermediate and advanced speakers.